[Scribus] Importing PDF's possible with 18.104.22.168?
Sun Jan 13 14:40:21 CET 2008
Albert Chin-14 wrote:
> According to http://docs.scribus.net/:
> ... Other features include PDF Import, EPS import/export, Unicode
> text including right to left scripts such as Arabic and Hebrew.
> And, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scribus has:
> ... However, although PDF export is very good, it is not currently
> ble to import/edit PDF files ...
> However, looking at the source, scribus/fileloader.cpp has:
> int FileLoader::TestFile()
> /* if (ext == "pdf")
> ret = 4; */
> Is docs.scribus.net wrong?
Of course not! :-)
That code was put there by mistake.
OTOH the PS importer does also accept PDF files. We don't announce that
though, since the results are mixed at best. For PDFs without text it should
work as good as the EPS import, but text import doesnt really work.
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